It is hoped the change will help protect both models and those who see ads from eating disorders.
‘How to hide from surveillance’
Is Big Brother watching us? Every day, street cameras monitor our movements and phones give our location and other information about us away.
New York artist Adam Harvey is working with surveillance, fashion and privacy, with a view to using fashion to help keep our lives more private.
Biocouture: Designer Suzanne Lee on growing your own clothes
Suzanne Lee has developed a novel approach to fashion design – she grows her own materials. The designer came up with the idea when researching a book about how fashion would look in 50 years time. Using a recipe of green tea, sugar, bacteria and yeast she is able to ‘grow’ a material which she describes as a kind of “vegetable leather”.
“Punk’s signature mixing of references was fueled by artistic developments such as Dada and postmodernism,” said Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, “so it makes sense to present this exhibition in a museum that also shows the broader output of those movements. Indeed, that dialogue between art and fashion is what makes The Costume Institute so singular.